Anomalospiza imberbis   Cuckoo Finch  Koekoekvink

Cuckoo Finch
Paardeplaats, Nov 2020

A vagrant. Two sightings are on record for the Waterberg: near Rankin's Pass in Nov 2014 and near Rooiberg in Feb 2011. Elsewhere in the surrounding thorn savanna it is an erratic breeding summer visitor, known to parasitise Rattling Cisticola and Tawny-flanked Prinia.
Cuckoo Finch Waterberg distribution

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